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Health Spotlight: Childhood Obesity On The Rise

October 12, 2017

Ten times more children and teens obese today than 40 years ago

“The number of obese children and adolescents rose to 124 million in 2016 — more than 10 times higher than the 11 million classified as obese 40 years ago, in 1975.

A further 213 million children and adolescents were overweight in 2016, finds a new study published Tuesday in the Lancet…”